Streaming LIVE: WorldSkills Conference 2017

Skills strategies for a globalized world

10/17/2017 06:44 AM
WorldSkills Barbados News

A high-level global conference as part of WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 – the world championship of vocational skills – has today got under way, with its focus being on shaping the future of vocational education and training.

Government and industry representatives, experts, thought-leaders, and young people from around the world are participating in the two-day WorldSkills Conference 2017 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), which is being held under the theme of ‘Skills Strategies for a Globalized World’. The Conference is hosted in partnership with ACTVET.

The aim of the event is to address the foremost challenges facing the development of vocational skills around the world as the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ ushers in dramatic changes to the way people live, learn, and work, and accelerates the need for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) to nurture the abilities and talents that the industries and economies of the future will need.

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